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Supporting Clients with Cancer

October 18, 2023
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I have been working with clients typically post cancer treatments for a number of years and following new guidelines I am pleased to share I have successfully completed post-graduate training to work within this field.

The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) recently put new […]

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How to read a DEXA Scan

November 22, 2022
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Women reach peak bone mass around the age of 25 to 30 years, when the skeleton has stopped growing and bones are at their strongest and thickest. The female hormone, oestrogen, plays an important role in maintaining bone strength. Oestrogen levels drop around the time of menopause […]

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Children Eating more Fruit and Veg = Better Mental Health

According to new research from the University of East Anglia Health and Social Care Partners children who eat a better diet, high in fruit and vegetables, have better mental wellbeing. This study is the first to investigate the association between fruit and vegetable intakes, breakfast and lunch choices […]

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Another International Award Transforming Classroom Cookery

June 21, 2021
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The Food Teacher team have been working with schools, teachers and families in the UK and Ireland for a number of years to support practical cookery sessions in schools. Following research and recent award success this has been shown to be making a difference.
 

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Naturally Support Insomnia

June 18, 2021
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Insomnia (an inability to sleep well) is the most common disorder of the nervous system. Statistics suggest that 36% of UK adults struggle to get to sleep at least on a weekly basis. Almost 1 in 5 have trouble falling asleep every single night […]

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Balance your Energy

May 24, 2021
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Keeping our energy levels well balanced throughout a busy day can sometimes be a challenge. Any energy lows affect our ability to concentrate, focus and make decisions and can also affect our leisure time when we might be spending time with friends/family, exercising or relaxing. The food […]

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Stress and Anxiety: Top tips to move forward

May 4, 2021
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Stress and anxiety are thought of as two of the great evils of our century and, although they are not the same, they are closely related. We live immersed in the midst of chaos and a fast changing world that often does not allow us time to think […]

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Vitamin C 4 Covid

January 18, 2021
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80% less hospital deaths in critical COVID patients – vitamin C placebo study shows

Could a simple, inexpensive vitamin halve covid-19 mortality?

The first randomised placebo-controlled trial of vitamin C on COVID-19 patients on mechanical ventilators in a group of Wuhan hospitals, reports 80 […]

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Guest Blog: Hydrate your Skin from within

January 14, 2021
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A fantastic guest blog from Fran Ballesteros, pharmacist and Vitae Health Innovation Educator (Vitae).

There are plenty of articles which talk about the beneficial effects of certain ingredients for the skin, but there is one that is talked about very little and turns out […]

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Feed off Winter Colds!

November 22, 2019
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September and October has brought media attention back to the common cold and the possibility of getting closer to finding a possible cure. Colds are our most common infectious disease with adults on average getting 2-4 each year and children between 5-10 (1). Most colds are […]

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Ever wished you hadn’t eaten that?

October 11, 2019
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Do you think there are foods, which disagree with you? Have you worked out which foods don’t suit your body? Are you avoiding the right foods?
The World Allergy Organisation (WAO) estimate of allergy prevalence of the whole population by country ranges between 10 – 40 […]

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Living for Health at Uni!

September 3, 2019
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September is an exciting month for many youngsters who are heading off to University. It’s a huge change for most as often the first time away from home and being truly independent. Managing those changes well through food and lifestyle can be hugely beneficial. Understanding factors such […]

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